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2010

Studio 3

Studio 3 is a popular weekly arts workshop for long term mental health service users. This is held on a Wednesday afternoon in our upstairs studio between 1.30 – 4.00pm. Each session costs £4.00, which includes basic art materials and tea and coffee. Members of Studio 3 are very important in helping develop Artlink West…

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Write To Change

Participants took part in a creative writing and radio production project throughout January, February and March 2010. The group learnt skills in script writing, creating podcasts and soundscapes and producing and presenting a radio show. The aim of the project was to challenge stigma around mental health issues inspired by the Time To Change campaign….

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Inspire

Inspire ran from February – September 2010. This vibrant and successful arts project was open to adult mental health service users who are currently not accessing employment. Participants worked with professional artists towards an exhibition of their work in August at arts@trinity in the centre of Leeds. Along the way they developed a range of…

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Maths Alive

In this Creative Partnerships Enquiry Project, children from Grimes Dyke Primary School in Seacroft worked with theatre designer Barney George. The school wanted to look at how creativity could enhance maths teaching and particularly how to use the school environment. Through painting, sculpture, creative writing, drawing, and film both in and out of the classroom…

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My Life Through A Lens

Artlink worked with young asylum seekers and refugees who attend Archway Resource Centre’s ESOL classes. Participants worked collaboratively with filmmaker Barney George, musician Jonnie Khan and creative writer Becky Cherriman to produce 4 short films which highlight their dreams and aspirations for the future. The films demonstrate a real professionalism whilst showcasing a style which…

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Dosti – Life Through My Eyes

This project worked in partnership with Dosti, a mental health support group for South Asian women. Artists Rozi Fuller and Milena Dragic held a series of taster sessions across the 3 sites in Leeds, culminating with an 8-week project held weekly at Inkwell. The project worked with the women to explore animation and photography techniques…

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